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Star Democrat Features ChesMRC

The Sunday, July 17, 2016 edition of Star Democrat features the Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center (ChesMRC) in its Lifestyle Section, written by Katie Willis. Katie Willis is a native of Talbot County and a graduate of Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Ga., where she obtained her degree in journalism. She began working for The Star Democrat […]

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Talbot Family Network awards ChesMRC health grant

ChesMRC was recently awarded funding totaling $21,440.00 from Talbot Family Network (TFN) for the FY 2017 Healthy Habits Program. The Healthy Habits Program will be implemented in conjunction with the ChesMRC after-school program integrating enrichment lessons focusing on hunger and nutrition for grades 1-5. The program will target Free and Reduced Price Meals Program (FARMs) children with research […]

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Matthew Peters Honored at Multicultural Festival

May 7, 2016 – At the 17th Annual Multicultural Festival, The Avalon Foundation and the Town of Easton honored ChesMRC Director, Matthew Peters for his ongoing efforts in improving the lives of Easton’s immigrant community. In this ceremony, Mayor Bob Willey presented Matthew with a formal proclamation and the keys to the city of Easton. ChesMRC […]

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Estela Ramirez to receive Sheryl V. Kerr Award from Women & Girls Fund

ChesMRC’s Hispanic Outreach Coordinator, Estela Ramirez, has been nominated to receive the Sheryl V. Kerr Award presented by the Women & Girls Fund. The Women & Girls Fund was pleased to announce the creation of a new annual award in memory of Sheryl V. Kerr who did so much to empower and improve the lives […]

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ChesMRC appoints 2 new board members

Easton, Maryland, March 4, 2016 –The Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center (ChesMRC) has appointed two new members to its Board of Directors: Rosalee Potter & Ginna Tiernan. Rosalee Potter is an Eastern Shore native and presently serves as the Trappe Town Commissioner and Office Manager at Union Baptist Church. Potter’s volunteerism is extensive, currently serving on […]

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ChesMRC celebrates Healthy Heart Night with NAACP

On Thursday, February 18, 2016, ChesMRC and NAACP partnered up for “Healthy Heart Night” in celebration of February being National Heart Month and Diabetes Awareness at the American Legion Post 77 in Easton, MD . The night featured Chef Tyrell Jackson of the Inn at Perry Cabin providing a cooking demo on how to make […]

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ChesMRC – Bedtime, Brush & Pajamas Night

 The Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center presents: “Bedtime, Brush & Pajamas” for National Children’s Dental Health Month. If you have a baby or toddler, you may have questions about thumb sucking, your child’s first dental visit or how and when to clean your child’s teeth. If so, the ChesMRC invites you to attend a FREE program […]

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ChesMRC Partners with Art Academy for “Travel the World”

ChesMRC and the Easton Academy Art Museum partnered up on Saturday, January 9, 2016 for an event featuring “Australia – Travel The World” where over 65 families were steadily engaged in learning about the in’s and out’s of Australia. Projects included the Aboriginal Art project, which featured making and eating Australian treats and reading stories […]

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ChesMRC Annual Toy Drive – A Huge Success

The ChesMRC annual toy drive was a huge success this year as over 120 children received gifts throughtfully bought, wrapped and donated from our sponsors. We want to give a huge shout out to all of our sponsors that donated toys this year: La Selecta Store; Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Easton; For All Seasons, Inc; […]

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ChesMRC’s 1st Annual Thankful to Wellness Day

Join us this Saturday, November 21, 2015 for our 1st annual “Thankful to Wellness” Day in partnership with the American Diabetes Association from 10am-2pm at the Easton Elementary School (Moton) 307 Glenwood Avenue, Easton, MD 21601. Start your day at 10am with a rousing Zumba Thon with Fitness RX Instructor, Jen Frye. Learn how easy […]

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